SXSW’s New Gamechanger Award to Help Fund Women-Directed Films | Women & Hollywood

By Inkoo Kang Gamechanger Films was founded last fall as the first for-profit fund devoted to investing in narrative features directed by women. Men and women may enter film school at the same rate these days, but 90-95% of the directing jobs in Hollywood still go to male filmmakers. Gamechanger Films is one of the many players trying 

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SXSW Women’s Filmmaker Award Won By Lena Dunham Gets Revamp | The Wrap

By Jordan Zakarin Gamechanger, which produced Sundance hit “Land Ho!,” will give out this year’s prize Gamechanger Films is changing the name of one of SXSW’s most prestigious prizes. Since 2009, Chicken & Egg Pictures bestowed the Emergent Narrative Woman Director Award on one young female filmmaker a year, including Lena Dunham for “Tiny Furniture” in 2010, and Amy Seimetz for “Sun Don’t 

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Press Release: Gamechanger Award Honoring Outstanding Woman Director to be Given at SXSW

Gamechanger Award Honoring Outstanding Woman Director to be Given at SXSW Formerly known as Chicken & Egg Pictures Emergent Narrative Woman Director Award, whose previous recipients include Lena Dunham (“Tiny Furniture”), Hannah Fidell (“A Teacher”), and Amy Seimetz (“Sun Don’t Shine”). February 20, 2014, New York, NY – Gamechanger Films, which launched last September as the 

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